Cape Verde – any tips?
5th January 2022 at 12:57Mikeact
First time visitors..couple of questions,
Worth a visit now..?
Best way to travel from London or Via EU…
All in or flight only…
Any do’s or dont’s..
5th January 2022 at 14:34meta
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That depends on what you want to do and how long can you stay. When I researched pre-covid, I was looking at minimum 2 weeks to do the majority of things with 5 days on the beach. I believe direct flights from London only with Tui, otherwise via Lisbon with TAP.
Sal is the main beach island. There are several Melia hotels and a Hilton. On Boa Vista it’s Iberostar and Riu. On other islands it’s more of independent hotels. Inter-island travel is better by air, but can be pricey. I think they now require PCR/antigen test for travelling between islands. I have decided to postpone the trip for a while as it is a bit tricky as I want to do island hopping.5th January 2022 at 17:13ankomonkey
When I researched pre-covid, I was looking at minimum 2 weeks to do the majority of things with 5 days on the beach.
What sort of things were you planning, meta? I thought Cape Verde was mainly a beach destination.5th January 2022 at 17:34meta
Hiking/touring volcanic peak on Fogo, visiting music cafés in Mindelo on São Vincente, explore Praia and its colonial architecture,… Cape Verde has a lot more to offer than the beach. The only problem is that island hopping takes time due to poor connections.6th January 2022 at 09:09Mikeact
Thanks a lot…primarily wife looking for a bit of warmth with odd days out over 10 days or so.6th January 2022 at 09:25meta
I’d then stick to Sal. There are a couple of things to do for your days out such as salt mines or Blue eye cave.6th January 2022 at 10:32ankomonkey
Thanks for the insight, meta 🙂
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